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Derryn Hinch 'thrilled' after meeting Jarrod Bleijie over sex offender register

Amy Remeikis Broadcaster floats sex offender register with Attorney-General.

Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie accepts no blame for polls slump

Amy Remeikis He is one of the most controversial members of the Newman Cabinet, but Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has accepted no blame for the fall in the government's popularity.

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Jarrod Bleijie defends choice of bootcamp operator

Queensland Parliament.

Amy Remeikis Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has passionately defended his decision to ignore advice from his department and award a government bootcamp contract to a company which later became an LNP donor.

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Jarrod Bleijie distances himself from overturned laws

Amy Remeikis Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie said it was "for others to determine" if he deserved the job as the state's first law officer.

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Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie appeals sex predator John William Goodwin's sentence

Queensland's attorney-general is appealing the sentence handed to a serial sexual predator who filmed himself performing a sex act next to sleeping women and children.

Queensland Premier defends embattled Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman.

The Queensland premier says he has full confidence in his embattled attorney-general, amid calls for him to quit for allegedly betraying the confidence of senior legal figures.

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Partygoers must have say on liquor laws: Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie

Amy Remeikis Attorney-General says Fortitude Valley revellers can make some noise about licensing changes.

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Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie quiet on potential bikie law changes

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Amy Remeikis Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie can not say if the government will re-write its anti-association and criminal gang laws, if the legislation is struck down by the High Court.

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'Great leap backward for Queensland': interstate lawyers slam Jarrod Bleijie's reforms

Amy Remeikis Two interstate lawyers say law reforms enacted by Qld's Attorney-General have set the state back hundreds of years.

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Jarrod Bleijie takes on unions, bikies and lawyers in one week

Amy Remeikis It has been an extraordinary week for the man they have labeled the Boy Wonder.

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Bikie gangs threaten Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie

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Queensland Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has been threatened by bikie gangs angry at the state's new laws cracking down on them.

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Jarrod Bleijie rejects Tony Fitzgerald criticism

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Tony Moore Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has dismissed Tony Fitzgerald QC’s criticism of the Newman Government’s law reform process.

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Poker machine red tape reduction 'all about money'

Pubs and clubs can pay out up to $5000 in cash to poker machine winners on the spot.

Marissa Calligeros Poker machine reforms damage community welfare: academics.

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Newman preferred LNP Premier in Ashgrove

Campbell Newman opening his 2012 state election.

Amy Remeikis But Ashgrove voters overwhelmingly prefer Kate Jones as their local MP.

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No convictions under VLAD

Amy Remeikis VLAD, the government's illegal gang destroyer, has so far racked up no convictions.

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Queensland brothels hit new high

Queensland's brothel industry has been growing at a rapid rate.

Cameron Atfield There are more legal brothels in Queensland than ever before, the Prostitution Licensing Authority has revealed.

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Open all hours? Not so fast, says Bleijie

Amy Remeikis Queensland wary of "full deregulation" of trading hours.

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Premier Campbell Newman in for the full term

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Amy Remeikis For possibly the 50th time this term, Premier Campbell Newman has confirmed the worst kept rumours in Queensland politics.

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Prisoners accidentally kept behind bars beyond due release dates

Queensland authorities have accidentally kept 40 prisoners behind bars for a total of more than 120 days beyond their realease dates.

Amy Remeikis Queensland's Corrective Services has unlawfully detained 40 prisoners for a total of more than 120 days over the past two years. But Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie said it was much worse under Labor.

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Rapist Robert John Fardon back in court

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A court hearing to determine the fate of notorious Queensland rapist Robert John Fardon is due to begin on Tuesday.